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IT Director, Enterprise Applications (Campus Solutions)

Company:
Latavco Consulting Group, LLC
Location:
North Houston, Texas, United States
Salary:
OPEN to discuss.
Posted:
November 17, 2018

Posted By Premium Recruiter

Description:

JOB TITLE: IT Director, Enterprise Applications

Note: We are looking at resumes from IT Leaders who have Higher Education experience and also PeopleSoft Campus Solutions from IT Leadership role is mandatory. Thanks to all IT Directors that are sending resumes to our LATAVCO recruiting team. We would like this position to be filled before December 31, 2018.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

• Oversee all aspects of Enterprise Application Services for the assigned vertical product line(s), including administration, planning, development, product evaluation and recommendation, implementation, maintenance and lifecycle management.

• Serves as the liaison with business units for systems support, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management.

• Oversee all activities that optimize the value, cost and risk of applications.

• Provide leadership, guidance, and consultation in streamlining business processes, including digitalization, implementing new enterprise applications (on-prem and cloud), maintaining legacy systems, managing demand and resource allocation, securing systems, and managing timely upgrades and project delivery.

• Maintains a balanced focus between operational excellence and transformational change.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Collaborates with business/process owners and end users of the ERP system(s) to help determine needs and system/process maturation

2. Provides leadership and oversight of the ERP system(s) in support of the daily operations for the assigned vertical product line(s)

3. Manages staff consisting of System and Business Analysts, User Liaisons, and Developers. Responsible for staff development, establishing performance expectations and metrics, and implementing a continuing plan to improve the overall performance of the department

4. Provides project management and oversight for departmental and system-wide projects requiring analysis, feasibility studies, code development, implementation, maintenance, process/procedure development and planning

5. Responsible for budgetary oversight for departmental budgets

6. Leads the analysis and design of multi-tier applications, and the integration of third-party solutions as well as legacy systems

7. Responsible for the implementation of security, performance monitoring, change management, and update/upgrades of the ERP system(s)

8. Meets with vendor representatives to discuss issues, service agreements and resolve issues in a timely manner

9. Ensures institutional and/or departmental standards are met and provides justification for any deviations

10. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field

• At least 5 years of related work experience in leading a complex IT department

• Experience with PeopleSoft (Oracle) ERP Systems (Must know Campus Solutions)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Master’s degree in related area

• Higher Education industry experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Experience with Oracle/PeopleSoft ERP Systems

• Knowledge of Campus Solutions REQUIRED, HCM, FSCM, IH and other Oracle products

• Demonstrated knowledge of ITIL/ITSMF practices

• Experience with systems and project planning and implementation

• Strong negotiation and vendor management skills

• Proven administrative experience to multitask and manage a number of competing priorities within project timelines and deliverables

• Experience with Issue and Risk Management

• Proven skills in problem solving ability and team building skills

• Ability to perform a wide variety of projects simultaneously

• Ability to lead cost unit budget process

• Ability to communicate vision and motivate people to implement vision

• Demonstrated ability to align resources to the needs of the organization

• Customer Service Focused

• Highly self-motivated

• Ability to work independently and as a team member

• Ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization including senior/executive management

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

• Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment

• Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions, including: College/District Staff – The Director will work with a variety of district wide staff including other Executives and Directors, special committees and task forces, chief academic affairs officers and chief student services officer at each of the colleges, and other college and district staff to develop and or sustain dynamic and evolving technology needs within our district External - The individual will need to work with vendors, colleagues in other colleges and universities, school district technology administrators, and other administrators as appropriate

• Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards; travel to the other campus locations and to external meeting locations will be required

Please send all resumes and questions to "Resume @ Latavco.com". Please include your contact number and best time to contact you.